Computerisation of goods & parcel booking

Now more than 70 per cent of goods loaded on Indian Railways is being booked through computer. First phase of goods booking through computer has been completed. Implementation of second phase to cover the balance goods is going to commence shortly.

Computerization of parcel booking has been planned for implementation. A pilot project for parcel booking on New Delhi-Howrah route has been experimented. Full fledged implementation of this on Indian Railways is underway.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Ministry of Railways, Shri K. H. Muniyappa in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.